TheSheerline 740 AC is a very popular river and estuary cruiser, combining modern looks, an easy access walk-through transom and comfortable cruising layout with low maintenance diesel shaft drive and easy maneuverability.'River Dancer' is a very nice example of her class, in excellent condition and with a good inventory including Nanni 43hp diesel engine, recent cooker, fridge diesel heating, hot water from a calorifier with immersion coil and more. BSS certified until October 2023 and conveniently located at our Essex office (ideal for transport to the River Chelmer, Thames, Ouse or Norfolk Broads - contact us for a competitive quote), she is only for sale as her owners of the past ten years are now looking to retire from boating. Viewing by appointment only via our Essex office - Phone number removed -
The accommodation is attractively finished with teak joinery throughout and offers three berths with the possibility of a further berth in the cockpit. OPEN PLAN SALOON: Fitted with a V berth forward with infill to form a double berth, and dinette to port which drops to form a good single berth with good stowage in various lockers. GALLEY: Linear galley located to starboard equipped with a three burner gas hob, separate gas cooker with oven and grill (new 2017), Isotherm fridge, sink and ample storage. HEADS: Separate heads compartment to starboard with marine toilet (with 98 litre holding tank and diverter valve), washbasin, shower and stowage. EXTERIOR: Helm and navigator's swivel bucket seats fitted with footrests and a large aft bench seat (all in very good condition and upholstered in marine vinyl) combine to offer comfortable seating for up to five adults. Excellent all-round visibility is provided, with good access both to the stern and side decks. GENERAL EQUIPMENT: Pressurised hot and cold water supplied throughout via a calorifier with immersion coil. Mikuni diesel fired warm air heating system (serviced 2018). High quality blue velour upholstery in saloon with complimenting curtains, scatter cushions and carpets.
Located in a soundproofed compartment beneath the wheelhouse sole, Nanni 4.190HE 43hp four cylinder naturally aspirated diesel engine. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Single lever controls with electric start. Stainless steel 127L fuel tank. Full engine instrumentation. Wheel steering to spade rudder. Shaft drive to three-bladed bronze propeller. River Dancer's engine has been regularly serviced by her experienced engineer owner and was last serviced in March 2019 and lightly used since. The engine hours are unknown due to a replacement hour meter being installed however her owner has found the engine to be very economical and this model is a firm favourite with commercial hire fleet operators thanks to their excellent durability and reliability.
3 x 12v Batteries (2 x domestic new 2019 and a dedicated engine battery)charged via engine alternator. Shorepower system with ring mains, battery charger and immersion coil for water heating. Electrical distribution panel. Full cabin lighting.
Bowroller for mooring and anchoring Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit and grabrails Full cockpit enclosure in blue 2 x Windscreen wipers Mudweights and rond anchors Fenders and mooring warps
Silva 700 steering compass NASA Clipper depth sounder Silva 220 speed/log Clock & barometer Navigation lights
Fire extinguishers Fire blanket Gas alarm Horseshoe lifebuoy Searchlight First aid kit Electric bilge pump
Sheerline 740 AC built in approx. 1991 by Sheerline Boats. White GRP displacement hull with protective rubbing strakes aft, GRP superstructure (with blue styling stripes) and decks with moulded non-slip surfaces. Wheel steering to spade rudder. White and blue marine vinyl cockpit cushions. Folding windscreen in aluminium frame (air draft reduces to 6'2" with screens dropped). During her ownership of the last ten years River Dancer has been meticulously maintained by her knowledgeable and experienced owners. Every season she has come ashore, been correctly winterised and all cushions and soft fabrics where possible taken home for winter storage. Her condition is unusually good for a boat of her class and age, and is offered for sale with a new BSS certificate issued on the 21st October 2019 (expires 2023).
The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part. General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.
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